Community News

2019 Memorial Day Services in our Area

Friday May 24th -The Tomah VA Medical Center will host a Memorial Day Ceremony on Friday at 10am at the Veterans Hall in Tomah. Sunday May 26th -On Sunday May 26th the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Preston will host a Memorial Service. The public is invited to attend. There will be music beginning at … Read More

1 person dead after NWS confirms two tornadoes in central Iowa

Severe thunderstorms moved through central Iowa last night. After 1 am early Wednesday morning, there were two tornadoes. One southeast of Anita, IA and the other southeast of Adair, IA ADAIR, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say one person has been killed and another injured by what may have been a tornado that damaged a farmstead … Read More

Free Yoga in the Park

Decorah Parks and Recreation is partnering with local yoga instructors to offer Free Yoga in the Park Saturdays, 10-11am, June thru August. This program will be held in the green space west of John Cline School. Bring your own mat or towel (limited supply available). No need to register, just show up! For a complete … Read More

Decorah Municipal Pool opens May 26

Daily admission is $5 for ages 4 thru 64; $4 for 65 & up; 3 yrs and under are free. Save money and time by purchasing a season pass or punch pass online and pick it up at the Park-Rec. Office by May 24, or pick it up at the pool starting May 26. Season … Read More

Vesterheim Participates in Tenth Anniversary of Blue Star Museums Program

DECORAH, Iowa —Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, announces it will join museums nationwide in participating in the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, a program that provides free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer. The 2019 program will begin earlier than in past years, launching on … Read More

Saturday May 18th is Passport day in Winneshiek County!

Saturday May 18th is Passport day in Winneshiek County! Lisa Grinna, Deputy Recorder and Passport Agent for Winneshiek County explains the details about passport day. Sautrday May 18, 2019 from 9am to Noon at the Winneshiek County Recorders office!

Baby Sterling Funeral Services to be held June 8th

We have been following the news stories about this baby’s death and the charges that have been filed against his parents in conjunction with his death. If you were looking for a tangible way to help there are some ideas listed below. Obituary for Baby Sterling Baby Sterling died August 30, 2017, in Alta … Read More